Holly is a graduate of The Ohio State University (B.A. 1990). She then went on to study at Ohio Northern University, and received her J.D. in 1994, and received her law license from the State of Ohio, November, 1994.
Holly was the Assistant Legal Counsel for the Ohio Department of Education in Columbus, Ohio from 1997 to 2003. Prior to that, Holly worked in private practice in Wooster, Ohio
Member of the Ohio State Bar Association.